The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.86% 3.98% 3.71%
As % of the System Software category 27.64% 32.81% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Average daily rate £350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 64 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 12.14% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 24
Average daily rate £294 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £9.43 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (76.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 16 (32.00%) Linux
9 15 (30.00%) HP
9 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
10 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (26.00%) iSCSI
12 12 (24.00%) NetApp
13 11 (22.00%) Cisco
13 11 (22.00%) MCSE
14 10 (20.00%) NFS
15 9 (18.00%) SLA
15 9 (18.00%) ITIL
15 9 (18.00%) SAN
15 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
16 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
17 7 (14.00%) Migration
17 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
18 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 6 (12.00%) Citrix
18 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) Lync
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (18.00%) SAN
3 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) SMTP
5 3 (6.00%) NAS
5 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (4.00%) DNS
6 2 (4.00%) LDAP
6 2 (4.00%) ICMP
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) ADSL
7 1 (2.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (18.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Server Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Server Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) CESG
2 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) UNIX
6 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) CentOS
7 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (22.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
6 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.00%) VCDX
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.00%) GSAE
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) NFS
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.00%) Postfix
6 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.00%) Squid
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) Snort
7 1 (2.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
1 5 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (8.00%) HP NNM
2 4 (8.00%) OpenView
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.00%) Nessus
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) SCSM
5 1 (2.00%) Plesk
5 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) HP
4 12 (24.00%) NetApp
5 11 (22.00%) Cisco
6 6 (12.00%) Citrix
7 5 (10.00%) Lumension
8 4 (8.00%) F5
8 4 (8.00%) OPNET
9 3 (6.00%) McAfee
9 3 (6.00%) Sophos
10 2 (4.00%) Sun
10 2 (4.00%) Dell
10 2 (4.00%) StorageTek
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.00%) Remedy
11 1 (2.00%) Symantec
11 1 (2.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) Intel
11 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago